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Applet Opening new html window

Denny Ong

Joined: Jan 15, 2004
Posts: 1
Hi, how can I open a new browser window from clicking a button in the applet?
Brian Pipa
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Joined: Sep 29, 2003
Posts: 299
If you want to keep your applet running and launch the URL in a new browser window, you can use this:
appletContext.showDocument(new URL(destURL), "_blank");
where appletContext is your AppletContext

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David Vickers

Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 13
Hi, I do the above, and it works fine, but is there a way to monitor when the new page is closed, and also can it be set to not have buttons, status etc, like a frame.
I know you can use,y,etc,etc) to set this up as a javascript call, but can it been done from an applet. alternative, can the 'window' remove the buttons, as it can resize with window.resizeTo(x,y).
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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